Moskvoretskaya embankment continues the Kremlin embankment, starting from Vasilyevsky Spusk, Moskvoretskaya Street and the Bolshoy Moskvoretsky Bridge, runs east along Zaryadye Park, Kitaigorodsky Proezd adjoins it on the left.
Then it bends with the river to the southeast along the building of the former Orphanage. It passes under the Bolshoy Ustinsky Bridge, where Ustinsky passage and Ustinsky embankment on the right bank of the Yauza adjoin it. Behind the Maly Ustinsky Bridge across the Yauza it passes into the Kotelnicheskaya embankment. The section up to Kitaygorodsky passage belongs to the Tverskoy district, and beyond it – to the Tagansky district. Opposite is the Raushskaya embankment of Bolotny Island.
Buildings and facilities
No. 3 – Temple of the Conception of the Righteous Anna, in the Corner; berth “Ustinsky bridge”;
No. 5/9 (corner with Kitaygorodsky proezd) – Orphanage, until 2015 the Military Academy of the Strategic Missile Forces named after Peter the Great;
No. 7, building 1 – storehouses of the Orphanage, XVIII century; Social Democratic Party of Russia (2001-2007); now a business center
No. 7, building 2 – economic building of the Orphanage, 1910s;
No. 2a (old address: No. 9) – obstetric building of the Orphanage, 1910s.
Nearest metro: Ploschad Revolyutsii, Kitay-Gorod.
Attractions nearby: Stalinist skyscraper on Kotelnicheskaya embankment, Novospassky Monastery, Novospassky Bridge, Krasnokholmskaya Embankment, Shlyuzovoy Bridge, Kosmodamianskaya embankment, Bolshoy Krasnokholmsky Bridge, Kotelnicheskaya embankment, Goncharnaya embankment, Krigskomissariat, Bolshoy Ustinsky Bridge, Maly Ustinsky Bridge, Red Square, Tverskaya street, Kremlin.